Anorexia & Bulimia

What Are Eating Disorders? An eating disorder is marked by extremes. It is present when a person experiences severe disturbances in eating behavior, such as extreme reduction of food intake or extreme overeating, or feelings of extreme distress or concern about body weight or shape. A person with an eating disorder may have started out […]

Psalm for My Savior

This poem is written in the pantoum form and is based on Psalm 116, which is my favorite Psalm. I find that the repetition of lines in this form lends itself well to Christian poetry of lament and praise. I hope you are blessed by this offering.   Psalm for My Savior For you, O […]

Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One

“I love you. God, I miss you. And I forgive you.” ~from the film Remember Me “When I saw that scene in the movie, I stumbled out of bed and fell to the ground as my whole body trembled in anguish and agony — and I started and screaming like a wild, wounded animal. It […]

Broken Prayers From the Edge

I lock the doors.  Close the curtains.  And let God have it. I clinch my fists in a maddening rage as my hands tremble violently.  Within moments, my fingers ache from the intense, white-knuckle tightness.  And my forearms cramp up.  The blood rushes to my head.  And my eyes burn and burn and burn from the […]